Begun in 1295, Beaumaris Castle was the last in a strategic network of great fortresses built across Wales by King Edward I (1272–1307) after Caernarfon, Conwy and Harlech in 1283.
It was built following a widespread Welsh revolt in 1294–95, during which time the defences of Edward’s trio of castles were put to the test. In the aftermath, Edward decided to build Beaumaris Castle on the south-eastern tip of the Isle of Anglesey. This castle is often regarded as the masterpiece of the group.
Published 2017 / 56 pages / ISBN 978-1-85760-492-4
Size 210mm (w) x 255 (h) English language
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